Research

Drones fly beyond BVLOS inspecting SA powerlines

04 April, 2024 | Supplied by: Carbonix

Drone manufacturer Carbonix has marked a milestone by flying its drones beyond visual line of sight, thanks to a recent mission to inspect 150 km of powerlines in remote South Australia.


Compact chips advance timing for comms, navigation and more

27 March, 2024

Researchers have taken what was once a tabletop-size system and shrunken much of it into a compact chip, about the same size as a digital camera memory card.


Rugged tablets optimise productivity for mining company

22 March, 2024 | Supplied by: Getac Technology Corp

By equipping itself with Getac F110 and A140 total solutions, ArcelorMittal France benefits from IT solutions and accessories such as docking stations, chargers and remote antennas.


HUBER+SUHNER lead-free radio frequency SMA connectors

21 March, 2024 | Supplied by: Richardson RFPD

The lead-free SMA connectors feature a broadband frequency range of up to 18 GHz and offer good return loss and high mechanical strength.


STMicroelectronics STM32H7R/S high-performance microcontrollers

19 March, 2024 | Supplied by: STMicroelectronics Pty Ltd

Using the STM32H7 MCUs, producers of equipment like smart appliances, smart-building controllers, industrial automation and personal medical devices can evolve their products quickly as end-users' demands continue to increase.


Nokia 25G PON fibre modem

14 March, 2024 | Supplied by: Nokia Solutions and Networks Australia Pty Ltd

The modem allows operators to establish a future-ready network that can immediately address the growing demand for more capacity and enhanced broadband services.


STMicroelectronics STM32WBA5 series wireless microcontrollers

13 March, 2024 | Supplied by: STMicroelectronics Pty Ltd

STMicroelectronics' STM32WBA5 series short-range wireless microcontrollers (MCUs) enable wearables and smart objects to become ever more miniaturised, easy to use and secure.


Digital sensor network to monitor air traffic at vertiports

11 March, 2024

An entirely digital sensor network, including a radar sensor, will in future be able to closely monitor air traffic at so-called 'vertiports' (landing sites for drones and air taxis).


TTM Technologies 0603 Xinger hybrid couplers, directional couplers and balun transformers

06 March, 2024 | Supplied by: Richardson RFPD

The 0603 family comprises the Xinger-branded small form factor (1.5 x 0.7 mm), high-performance couplers and baluns designed to meet the aggressive density and performance challenges of next-generation 5G transceiver and power amplifier applications.


Abracon EDLC radial supercapacitors

05 March, 2024 | Supplied by: element14

Available in 2.7 and 3 V versions, the supercapacitors are suitable for applications that require rapid power bursts due to their ultrafast charge and dissipation capabilities.


Getac ZX80 fully rugged tablet

04 March, 2024 | Supplied by: Getac Technology Corp

The product has a configurable design that offers extensive flexibility to match the user's needs as effectively as possible.


u-blox NORA-W4 Wi-Fi 6 module

27 February, 2024 | Supplied by: u-blox Singapore Pte Ltd

The module features a comprehensive range of wireless technologies (Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth LE 5.3, Thread and Zigbee) and a compact form factor (10.4 x 14.3 x 1.9 mm).


Semtech AirLink XR60 ultra-compact, rugged 5G router

26 February, 2024 | Supplied by: Semtech

The ultra-compact and highly ruggedised device delivers high-performance 5G and Wi-Fi 6 connectivity to space-limited and harsh environments — from tight industrial enclosures to fast-moving vehicles.


Quectel KG200Z LoRa module

23 February, 2024 | Supplied by: Quectel

The module delivers robust connectivity for IoT devices, with a transmission distance of 2–5 km in urban settings and 10–15 km in suburban areas.


LiFi breakthrough: OLEDs used to reduce interference

16 February, 2024

Researchers have found a way to implement visible light communication in a practical lighting system — by reducing interference with a novel light source.


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